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Company Profile

Marco Chimenz is the Co-CEO of Cattleya, one of Italy’s main independent film and TV drama production companies. He is involved in the company’s strategic and main creative decisions. His principal focus is on developing international relations and activities. He also directly oversees the legal and business affairs.


Since its founding Cattleya has produced over 70 feature films. Over the years it has gradually shifted its focus toward scripted drama. It is now regularly supplying television series to national and international broadcasters and streamers, such as Gomorrah for Sky and HboMax, Suburra for Netflix, ZeroZeroZero for Canal+, Sky and Amazon. Most recently it produced Django for and Sky and Canal+, and Circeo for Paramount+ and Rai.


Cattleya and ITV Studios have recently launched Madrid-based Cattleya Producciones that will specialise in the creation and production of TV drama and films in Spanish language. 


Marco Chimenz was President of the EPC from 2015 to 2019 and is currently a member of its board.

Company Highlights


Genre: Western

Director: Francesca Comencini, David Evans, Enrico Maria Artale

Screenplay: Leonardo Fasoli, Maddalena Ravagli, Max Hurwitz, Francesco Cenni, Michele Pellegrini

Cast: Matthias Schoenaerts, Nicholas Pinnock, Lisa Vicari, Noomi Rapace



Genre: Drama

Director: Andrea Molaioli

Screenplay: Flaminia Gressi, Lisa Nur Sultan, Viola Rispoli

Cast: Greta Scarano, Ambrosia Caldarelli, Angelo Spagnoletti, Enrico Ianniello, Pia Lanciotti


Genre:             Historical Drama - Commissioned by Sky Italy

Director:         Matteo Rovere, Enrico Maria Artale, Michele Alhaique

Screenplay:    Filippo Gravino, Guido Iuculano, Matteo Rovere

Cast:               Andrea Arcangeli, Marianna Fontana, Francesco Di Napoli


In a primitive, brutal world, it is the power of nature and pagan religions that decide man’s fate. It is here that two young men practice and train, in a desperate attempt to survive. ROMULUS is the epic and hyper-realistic story of the genesis of Rome, as it has never before been told.



Genre:              Teen Drama-Commissioned by Netflix

Director:          Francesca Comencini, Claudio Cupellini
Screenplay:      Sofia Assirelli, Enrico Audenino, Mirko Cetrangolo, Daniela Delle Foglie, Daniela Gambaro, Francesco Lagi,                                 Vanessa Picciarelli, Anita Rivaroli

Cast:                 Ludovico Tersigni, Coco Rebecca Edogamhe, Andrea Lattanzi, Amanda Campana, Giovanni Maini, Thony


Summertime is a modern love story set during the summer on Italy’s Adriatic Coast. An undeniable attraction brings together Ale and Summer, who come from very different worlds. He is an ex motorcycle champion, wild and determined to take back the reins of his life. She refuses to conform to the masses and dreams of flying far away, but she knows she is the glue that holds her family together. Their love will blossom as the first umbrellas open up on the beaches and will grow strong and vibrant with the summer sun. For both, this summer vacation will be an unforgettable journey taking them far from who they were before they met.




Genre:             Crime / Drama- Commissioned by Sky Italy

Director:         Stefano Sollima, Pablo Trapero, Janus Metz

Screenplay:     Leonardo Fasoli, Mauricio Katz, Max Hurwitz

Cast:                Andrea Riseborough, Dane DeHaan, Gabriel Byrne


ZeroZeroZero follows a single shipment of cocaine from its genesis in Mexico to its final distribution in Europe from the point of view of the key players involved in cocaine trafficking: the sellers, the brokers, the buyers and the money launderers.


Genre:             Crime / Drama- Commissioned by Sky Italy

Director:         Francesca Comencini, Claudio Cupellini, Marco D’Amore, Enrico Rosati, Ciro Visco

Screenplay:     Leonardo Fasoli, Maddalena Ravagli, Enrico Audenino, Monica Zapelli

Cast:                Salvatore Esposito, Cristiana Dell’Anna, Arturo Muselli, Loris De Luna, Ivana Lotito

It’s a rough awakening in the aftermath of the previous season’s tragic finale. Genny has survived everything and everybody, the «Immortale» included, but without his brotherly friend to look after him he is no longer sure he can keep it all together.
Genny decides to leave his empire in Patrizia’s hands and leaves Naples whileSangue Blu takes back his grandfather’s kingdom, and the Capaccio crew make their moves on the Secondigliano turf: now more than ever, Naples seems on the verge of a new season of fighting and bloodshed.

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